Local Woman Reclaims Her Life After Cancer Diagnosis While Pregnant

Photos by Erica Barraca.

Sitting on the couch of their Lincoln Square home, Chris and Lesley Duffy look like any other young couple managing two very busy toddlers, surrounded by a room full of colorful toys and puzzles. But life for them has been anything but ordinary. Just a little over two years ago, Lesley, who was 28 weeks

A Sure Bet: Rivers Casino Gives Back (and Wins Big)

Photos courtesy of Rivers Casino.

When Rivers Casino opened its doors in Des Plaines in 2011, they made a promise to the community that they would give back. To the surprise and delight of many, the Rivers Gives Foundation has consistently over-delivered on their word — donating thousands of employee volunteer hours and more than $9 million since its inception.